Basic Chainsaw

Basic Chainsaw

Basic Chainsaw

Maintenance of a chainsaw

Candidates are trained and assessed in unit 201 which is maintenance of a chainsaw and the cutting system.

After completing this part of the course the candidate will be able to perform the following:

  1. Be able to work safety in a workshop or field environment
  2. Be able to carry out maintenance of a chainsaw both daily and weekly
  3. Be able to carry out operational chainsaw checks
  4. Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  5. Know how to carry out maintenance of chainsaw and cutting system

Cross-cut Timber using a chainsaw

Candidates are trained and assessed in unit 202 and will be able to perform the following.

  1. Be able to work safely
  2. Be able to cross-cut timber using a chainsaw
  3. Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  4. Know how to cross-cut timber using a chainsaw
  5. Understand tension from compression

Fell & Process Trees Using a Chainsaw

Candidates are trained and assessed in unit 203 and will be able to perform the following.

  1. Be able to Work Safely
  2. Be able to fell and process trees up to 380mm
  3. Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  4. Know how to remove branches from felled trees using a chainsaw
  5. Know how to take down hung-up trees

Contact Eugene or Linda to discuss on 0505 31578 or 

086 811 7986 


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Chainsaw QQI Level 5

Location: Tipperary
Date: 22-23 August 2018
This course is designed to create safety awareness on the use of Chainsaws. Candidates will be shown how to Maintain, Sharpen and Operate a chainsaw safely. This will include some cutting up of Felled Timber. Learn More...

Chainsaw QQI Level 5

Location: Galway
Date: 4-11 September 2018
This course is designed to create safety awareness on the use of Chainsaws. Candidates will be shown how to Maintain, Sharpen and Operate a chainsaw safely. This will include some cutting up of Felled Timber. Learn More...

Chainsaw QQI Level 5

Location: Cavan
Date: 6-21 September 2018
This course is designed to create safety awareness on the use of Chainsaws. Candidates will be shown how to Maintain, Sharpen and Operate a chainsaw safely. This will include some cutting up of Felled Timber. Learn More...

Basic Chainsaw Course City and Guilds

Location: Tipperary
Date: 22-26 October 2018
Candidates will learn the skill of Maintenance, Crosscutting and Felling of small trees with the highest safety techniques available. Learn More...

Chainsaw Maintenance 201 City and Guilds

Location: Cavan
Date: 30 Oct - 3 Nov 2018